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  • Professional background
    • University of Vigo, UVIGO (Spain) – research fellow (from June 2016)
    • Bren School for Environmental Science and Policy, UCSB (USA) – visiting researcher (March-May 2016, Jan-June 2015)
    • Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) – Research Fellow (2014 – 2016)
    • Bren School for Environmental Science and Policy, UCSB (USA) – visiting researcher (year 2013)
    • Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) – Postdoctoral researcher (2009 – 2014)
    • University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) – Post-doctoral Researcher (2008)
    • University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) –PhD student (2005 – 2008)
    • Spanish Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) – Research Assistant (2004)

  • Academic Background
    • 2008- PhD Economics (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain). Cum laude with European Mention
    • 2006- Advanced Studies Grade (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
    • 2004- Environmental Sciences (University of Salamanca, Spain)
  • Merits & Awards 

    • 2016 – Oportunius researcher recognition, GAIN-Xunta de Galicia.
    • 2015- ERC Starting Grant – European Research Council. Project CLOCK: Climate Adaptation to shifting stocks (2016-2020).
    • 2014- Bizkaia Xede Tallent Grant (as host researcher for Prof. Christopher Costello).
    • 2012- Bizkaia Xede Mobility Grant – Marie Curie Outgoing Fellowship.
    • 2010- Extraordinary Prize of 2007-2008 PhD theses from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain).
  • Participation in Research Projects  

    • CLOCK: Climate Adaptation to Shifting Stocks. ERC 2015 Starting Grant. European Research Council. Principal investigator, October 2016-2020, 1.200.000€.
    • ESPERA: La Equidad social en los pagos por servicios ambientales (PSA): una perspectiva socio-ecológica”. Plan Nacional 2015, Ministry of Science and innovation. Co-IP with UNai Pascual (withdrawl due to ERC Starting Grant).
    • CAUSE: Comparative Assessment and Valuation of Ecosystem Services in Agro-Forest systems: a methodology for Land Use Policy prioritization. Plan Nacional 2012. Ministry of Science and Innovation Spain. Participation entities: Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3, Spain), Universidad del País Vasco (UPV/EHU).
    • PERSEUS: Policy-oriented marine Environmental Research for the Southern European Seas. FP7-OCEAN-2011-3. 48 months, starting January 2012.
    • CocoNET: Towards COast to COast NETworks of marine protected areas (from the shore to the high and deep sea), coupled with sea-based wind energy potential. FP7-OCEAN-2011. 48 months, starting January 2012.
    • Co-benefits of carbon-based forest financing. Funded by BC3. Participant entities: TERI Institute (India), Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3, Spain). 2010-2011.
    • Climate Change, Biodiversity loss and the Impacts on Ecosystem Services (CLIMBE). Funded by BBVA Foundation. Participant entities: CATIE (Costa Rica), Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3, Spain). Duration: 2009-2011.
    • Climate Change: Policy Implications for Post-Kyoto 2012.Plan Nacional 2009. Funded by Ministry of Science and Innovation Spain Participant entities: Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Universidad de Vigo, Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3, Spain). Duration 2009-2012.
    • Estimation of Costs of Adaptation to Climate Change in India. Funded by BC3. Participant entities: TERI Institute (India), Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3, Spain). 2009-2010.
    • Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE). Funded by UE‐ISERA‐Global and Ecosystem (6ºPM). Participant entities: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and partners from 17 Mediterranean countries. Duration: 2007-2011.
    • Socioeconomic impact of the Illas Atlanticas National Marine Park. Funded by the Spanish Ministry of Environment. Participant entities: IDEGA, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (Spain). Duration: 2007-2009.
    • Cost-benefit Analysis of different contingency plans with Environmental impacts. Funded by the Science and Technology Ministry of Spain. Participant entities: IDEGA. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Universidad de Vigo. Duration: 2003-2006.
    • Conservation, valuation and sustainable development: Using economic analysis for addressing Environmental conflicts. Funded by the Innovation and Industry Regional Ministry, Galicia (Spain) Participant entities: USC and Colorado State University. Duration: 2006-2008.

  • Students advisory work  
    • Imanol Okiñena, supervising his Master’s thesis on Assessing the resilience of Ecosystem-based Adaptation. UPV/EHU Master on Biodiversity, Ecosystem fnuctioning and management.  Sobresaliente cum laude.
    • Luis Campos Rodrigues, member of his PhD defense committee. Economics of ocean acidification in theand Sea Warming in the Mediterranean. Excellent. 

 

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